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User Reviews for Aspercreme

Aspercreme has an average rating of 5.6 out of 10 from a total of 28 ratings on Drugs.com. 54% of users who reviewed this medication reported a positive effect, while 46% reported a negative effect.

Condition Avg. Rating Reviews Compare
Pain  
5.5
13 reviews 1125 medications
Back Pain  
5.6
11 reviews 179 medications
Rheumatoid Arthritis  
1.5
2 reviews 361 medications
Bursitis  
10.0
1 reviews 76 medications
Osteoarthritis  
10.0
1 reviews 352 medications
Summary of Aspercreme reviews 5.6 28 reviews

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Reviews for Aspercreme

Katieo14 May 25, 2020

For Back Pain: “Aspercreme works fantastic for me for two herniated discs that shoot pain down my leg. The doctor was amazed as I do not ask for pain medication. The aspercreme with lidocaine is non-greasy and washes right off”

10 / 10
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Cas · Taken for less than 1 month April 12, 2021

For Pain: “Using for long term knee and hip pain. Damaged meniscus with arthritis and swelling at knee, and hip tendonitis. Could barely walk sometimes. Aspercreme helped a lot with both and it seems swelling is less, I can stand up faster, start walking sooner. Pain is greatly decreased, though not gone, and I've got more mobility again, as every step isn't agony. I'd say pain decreased from a 7 and 8, down to 3. Especially helped with easing pain from movement during sleep that would wake me. Been using it less than a week, really surprised, hope it keeps working, because can't get pain meds, and longterm oral NSAIDS were causing gastro problems.”

8 / 10
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RJ · Taken for 6 months to 1 year January 29, 2020

For Bursitis: “I get overuse bursitis in both my shoulders from exercise followed by golf followed by exercise etc etc. Tired Aspercreme (standard yellow tube for about $7-8) on a lark really and it worked (still works) great. Works as well--maybe better--than CBD ointment I had been using. Sorry to see all these negative reviews for Aspercreme from people who had it fail--really cheap totally effective solution for me”

10 / 10
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Woo May 16, 2020

For Pain: “Useless. The only claim that actually is true is that it is "Non irritating". I have level 10 myopathy, with intense cramping, burning, pinging and a paper-cut-like sensation that is only out challenged by a hit-your-shin-against-the-bedpost pain that never goes away.”

1 / 10
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tojo · Taken for 6 months to 1 year March 23, 2021

For Back Pain: “I suffer from lower back pain, locking up of my back, and sharp pains down my legs. Aspercreme has helped me through some tough times. I supplement use of this item with Aleve as little as possible. If I can go every 3 or 4 days on just one dose I feel that I am doing okay. I stay active this way. Thank you.”

8 / 10
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Angie1961 January 30, 2021

For Osteoarthritis: “For over 15 years I've had mid foot pain. First symptom was pain & stiffness when I got up from a sitting position. Slowly through the years, the osteoarthritis became debilitating and interfered with my life. Prescription Celebrex, prescription ointment, and expensive sneakers did little to help (I recently stopped my Celebrex due to bloating and stomach issues). At work, I am on my feet often and by lunch, my feet were in unbelievable pain...crippling pain with a lot of inflammation. Four days ago, I was going through my old medicine supplies and came across Aspercreme. I ended up using the cream with my prescription ointment....and the very first day I came home without major pain & absolutely no inflammation. I have been using it morning and night... so far my feet feel 70 percent better (seems to have helped dramatically with inflammation.. I am thrilled & absolutely amazed by this). I will be buying more of this product & will be sure to have a few backup tubes on hand.”

10 / 10
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Crackerjack · Taken for 1 to 2 years April 6, 2021

For Pain: “Aspercream with lidocaine is the best creme I’ve found to help pain. I have ruptured disc and it helps better than pain meds. I rub it on my face and head when having migraines and severe headaches and it works. I wish they had an aspercream bath oil to help generalize arthritis pain throughout the body. I would certainly buy that. I recommend this to people all the time and today I recommended it to a stranger in Walmart trying to find the best pain creme. I’m sure it worked good for her just like it does for me. It’s wonderful.”

10 / 10
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cinnamon · Taken for less than 1 month June 23, 2019

For Pain: “I have to stand where I work for the entire shift ( 8 to 10 ) hours except for a couple breaks, and my feet burned 24/7. I tried aspercreme foot pain creme and it was a great. All of the burning went away. I can walk and sleep again with no pain. Thank you very much for making this product!”

10 / 10
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koyona July 9, 2016

For Back Pain: “this works for me ,it alleviates my lower back pain and any joint pain. i have been using aspercreme for 5 years.i do not leave home without it. it has saved me from getting my lower back fused. thank you for helping me feel better for sure!”

9 / 10
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francoise1949 April 12, 2013

For Back Pain: “Severe neck and spinal pain (stenosis). My partner massages this into my neck and spine using pressure. This is very comforting. It does not replace pain medication but does help. He has large hands and rubs it in completely; I recommend giving this a try.”

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Cori December 29, 2020

For Back Pain: “Used this product for some time now. Was very happy with it. Decided to try the Lavender. Had an allergic reaction. Very itchy patch on my back where applied. Not giving up on the regular because it works will just not use the Lavender one. just thought I'd let you know..”

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Anonymous June 22, 2008

For Pain: “I worked at Target for a few years. On my feet all the time, and they ached at the end of the day. To get to sleep, I would use a face scrub like Apricot scrub on my feet, then rinse, towel dry, and apply aspercreme. It worked like a charm. I highly recommend this product for the relief of foot pain at the end of a long day's work.”

10 / 10
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CD September 29, 2018

For Pain: “I rubbed it on my neck an in about 30 minutes I started getting very warm. Went to sleep for about 3 hours and woke up itching, heart started racing. Heart still beating fast 2 hours later. It freaked me out.”

1 / 10
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MC April 14, 2020

For Back Pain: “It always works for mild to severe pain but in varied degrees. I always use it - see if I need to take any pain pill like Ibuprofen, tramadol or other pain pill. Seldom need more. For chronic pain I use cream & pills both if have to stand or sit long periods. Love it. recommend to everyone. ”

9 / 10
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Reefer April 7, 2017

For Pain: “I have a bad neck. I broke it some 20 years ago. However when the weather changes it hurts badly. So I asked the pharmacist what would be the best topical pain reliever and they told me Aspercream. So I put some on my neck last night, before going to bed. I woke up with a rash and burning on my neck. It's like one of the worst sunburns I've ever had. It worked on my neck pain, but I don't think I can use it anymore,due to the burn I got from it.”

8 / 10
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charlee19103 October 20, 2015

For Rheumatoid Arthritis: “Bought the latest aspercreme w/lidocaine & it did not do anything more to relieve knee pain that the aspercreme without lidocaine. The Australian Cream works better than any thing I have bought The salonpas patches are pretty good too. I would have called, but there is no phone number to call about the product which I found frustrating. Can you suggest a way to contact the company?”

1 / 10
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CVS customer · Taken for less than 1 month February 26, 2019

For Pain: “The $16.57 4oz bottle of Aspercreme was a complete waste of money. The product turned out to be a useless lotion that provided absolutely no pain relief whatsoever. Do not believe the marketing hype; it did not work at all. False advertising of this kind warrants a class action lawsuit.”

1 / 10
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Tova115577 March 22, 2017

For Pain: “I applied a small amount on my knees. Within 20 minutes, a rash broke out on both legs with severe itching and burning. I had to go to urgent care where they gave me a steroid injection and script for Prednisone. I'm on day 5 of the script and the rash is finally clearing. Script and Urgent care cost me $90, in addition to the money wasted on Aspercreme!”

1 / 10
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Jaz · Taken for 1 to 6 months November 11, 2020

For Rheumatoid Arthritis: “I have arthritis in my right hand wrist and aspercreame does nothing for me .. I put it on when I start having the pain and it doesn't help I try to put it on at night before I go to sleep cuz that's when it hurts the most and it doesn't relieve any pain and keeps me up all night long”

2 / 10
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Ragu · Taken for 2 to 5 years July 23, 2019

For Pain: “I’ve used Aspercreme for 2 years on my feet and knees and it WORKS.”

10 / 10
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Anon · Taken for less than 1 month July 11, 2021

For Back Pain: “I've been using the max strength cream on my knee and lower back. I have sciatica and a bad knee. It worked at first though now it doesn't seem to even touch the pain.”

3 / 10
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mighty mo · Taken for 1 to 6 months October 21, 2014

For Pain: “I love Aspercreme. It's easy to apply and odourless. My only wish is that it came in a roll on. Sometimes I don't have the strength to rub it in.”

9 / 10
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Chris · Taken for less than 1 month February 10, 2020

For Back Pain: “Have a nerve that is killing me in my leg. The aspercream says nerve pain in the package. It did a big fat 0 absolutely 0.”

1 / 10
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P930 · Taken for 6 months to 1 year January 14, 2016

For Back Pain: “Use on lower back and neck vertebrae 4 times a day. This works well for me and relieves pain quickly.”

8 / 10
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nick · Taken for 1 to 6 months June 9, 2019

For Pain: “I put Aspercreme on my sore neck and it was no help at all.”

2 / 10
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